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Progress Made in the HIPC Initiative

Progress Made in the HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

On April 22 and 23, 1997, the Executive Boards of the World Bank and the IMF approved Uganda’s eligibility for assistance under the HIPC Initiative. They agreed to an NPV debt-to-exports target of 202 percen...

Resumen y conclusiones

Resumen y conclusiones »

Source: El FMI y la pobreza : Departamento de Finanzas Púlicas

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1999

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781557757869

El enfoque del asesoramiento del FMI en materia de política es ayudar a los países miembros a alcanzar un marco macroeconómico sostenible que cree las condiciones para el crecimiento y la reducción de la pob...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: The ESAF at Ten Years : Economic Adjustment and Reform in Low-Income Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756930

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, transition economies, structural adjustment, terms of trade

For over 10 years, the IMF has supported adjustment and reform programs in many of its low-income members through two facilities established specifically for that purpose - the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facili...

Trade Openness and Growth

Trade Openness and Growth »

Source: Trade Openness and Growth : Pursuing Empirical Glasnost

Volume/Issue: 2007/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Billmeier , and Tommaso Nannicini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867206

Keywords: trade openness, growth, matching estimators, synthetic control, gdp per capita, real gdp, trade liberalization,

Studies of the impact of trade openness on growth are based either on cross-country analysis-which lacks transparency-or case studies-which lack statistical rigor. We apply transparent econometric methods drawn fro...

Traditional Debt-Relief Mechanisms for HIPCs

Traditional Debt-Relief Mechanisms for HIPCs »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

To address the debt burden of the low-income countries, the international financial community (including Paris Club creditors, non-Paris Club bilateral and commercial creditors, and multilateral institutions...

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid? »

Source: Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Volume/Issue: 2005/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Ruhashyankiko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860726

Keywords: Growth, Informal Economy, ethnic fractionalization, diminishing returns, income per capita, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Aid is primarily given to governments whereas the engine of sustained growth is the private sector. It is therefore illusory to investigate the impact of aid on growth without considering the impact of government i...